I don’t know precisely what people mean when they say “people are saying,” but I am saying that Hillary Clinton may have experienced an episode of ‘Sunday syncope.’ What do you think? Did Hillary Clinton have an episode of ‘Sunday syncope’? Well worth reading: If Clinton or Trump were too sick to be president, we’d already […]
Adam Thompson posted this quick and informative slide deck about sepsis: Lcems sepsis summary from Adam Thompson Other sepsis training resources are shared in this post from the archives.
The latest video in the EMS1.com “2 Things” video series from Steve Whitehead. Early identifcation and early resuscitation. Great stuff Steve! ParamedicTV is powered by EMS1.com
Reader writes, “I am looking for more information on Severe Sepsis is treated.” A quick Google search revealed these resources: Guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock Treatment and drugs for Severe Sepsis Diagnosis and treatment of severe sepsis Also, check out this excellent EMS World article about Severe Sepsis and a Sepsis […]
A patient care protocol is a kind of checklist. A protocol includes a lot of instructions on how to assess and treat a patient. Within a protocol you might also have several checklists to complete to successfully implement the protocol. For example, you likely have a protocol for a patient with chest pain. The protocol […]
This statistic really caught my attention – “Severe sepsis is fatal in 1 of four cases and will kill more than a million American’s this year.” A disease, or results of the disease, kills as many people as breast and lung cancer combined yet we hardly know anything about. Most of what I recall learning […]
Urinary tract infections, infected pressure sores, and lower respiratory infections are initially local infections. If assessed and treated early these infections can be contained to that location. Unfortunately, as Everyday EMS Tips readers, are well aware local infections can go unnoticed, especially in bed confined patients, for days. I am sure you have responded to […]